What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?

Repost: In His Shoes


“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are artists.”

– Sixty5
Sixty5/Purple Rain by Patrice Ginansia

11/30/19: Sixty5 takes vintage cobbler’s foot molds and has them painted or otherwise altered by working artists. Maker Stephan Sarkissian also paints some himself. Because the items are custom to begin with and no two are painted alike, each is truly a one-of-a-kind work of art.

The artist has this to say about how they can be used.

“Shoe forms can be used in so many different ways, as decoration pieces, to hold doors, books, to be displayed on tables or bookshelves, painted or raw, to be hang on a wall, well, the limit is the imagination.”

– Stephan Sarkissian

Sarkissian has hit upon a fascinating way to bring a bit of fashion, art, and history into a living space. I like how compact and instantly-recognizable the shoe forms are, I enjoy all the different designs, and I am really please with how affordable they are. What a stylish way to recycle something that could easily be tossed out as garbage!

You can follow Sixty5/Stephan Sarkissian on Instagram and Etsy.

Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

4 thoughts on “Repost: In His Shoes

  1. Well you will never find them at Walmart but as works of art I really did enjoy looking at them. There were none that I did not like. Hal

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Not being a shopper I can say I have never come across a “shoe form” . But if I do I will certainly give this a go.

    Liked by 1 person

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.